Digital Envoy Wins Geotargeting Patent

More patents in digital media: Digital Envoy has been granted a patent for its IP Intelligence technology. The technology pinpoints the physical location of Web surfers down to the city level, based on their IP address.

Company release: Patent number 6,757,740, titled, “Systems and Methods for Determining, Collecting, and Using Geographic Locations of Internet Users,” covers the core methods used to determine the location of Internet users to the city level utilizing IP addresses. Furthermore, this patent claims a priority dating back to 1999 when the patent was first filed, and before any other current geo-location company was in existence.

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